News: Government

Great Barrier Reef protection to be enhanced with new $9.7 million vessel

The Great Barrier Reef is to receive further protection following the officially launch in Gladstone today of a $9.7 million state-of-the-art Reef Resilience vessel bringing new…

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May 7, 2021 Education / Environment / Government / Tourism /


Southern Barossa receives major sporting boost

Southern Barossa’s local sportspeople are to benefit from a $660,000 upgrade of sporting facilities at Lyndoch Oval. Cricket, rugby, athletics, football and netball clubs are…

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May 7, 2021 Finance / Government / Sport /


Tourism industry keen to partner with New Zealand Government on revitalisation

Tourism Industry Aotearoa has advised that it is looking forward to working with the New Zealand Government on its plan to build the sector in the future. The commitment follows New…

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May 6, 2021 Environment / Finance / Government / Marketing / Tourism /


21 live music venues across Queensland receive government funding

The Queensland Government is providing $1.3 million in funding to 21 live music venues across Queensland, providing an important boost to the sector following the impacts of COVID-19.…

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May 6, 2021 Arts / Entertainment / Finance / Government / Venues /


New Zealand Tourism Minister announces Industry Transformation Plan to guide holiday areas away from overtourism

New Zealand Tourism Minister Stuart Nash’s announcement of a Tourism Industry Transformation Plan is being seen as signalling a reconsideration of the role of tourism in the…

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May 6, 2021 Attractions / Finance / Government / Tourism /


Inconsistent capacity rules between entertainment and sport inflict further damage on live music

Live music and events across Australia are being impacted by inconsistent capacity limits with concern that while sporting venues can now operate at full - or near-full - capacity,…

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May 4, 2021 Entertainment / Finance / Government / Safety / Venues /


Partnerships established between schools and local clubs to share sports infrastructure in Logan

Situated in the City of Logan, Queensland, Browns Plains State School and Browns Plains Mets Rugby Union will both now use new sporting infrastructure built at the school as part of the…

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May 3, 2021 Education / Events / Finance / Government / Sport /


IHRSA shares updates on United States’ GYMS Act

The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) has shared that following a year of demonstrating to United States Congress that the health and fitness…

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May 3, 2021 Finance / Fitness / Government /


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